"..."I think we wrote most of it while we were driving around drinking Slurpees and smoking weed," chuckles Henderson. "We'd pass by Oswald's house, the Texas Theatre, and Marsalis Avenue in Oak Cliff, where Jack Ruby had lived..."
"...At first it might seem rather macabre to visit the house where the accused Lee Harvey Oswald spent his last night of freedom. But within these walls was also a compassionate woman caught in a horrible web...."
"...Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963. That event, which carried over through the next two days when Jack Ruby murdered the alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, shocked the nation and the world..."
"...When Ruth Paine, an Irving housewife, pulled into her driveway on November 21, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald was in her front yard under the oak tree playing with his daughter Junie. His wife Marina was there too, and she quickly apologized to Ruth for his presence..."
"...But that third year, the previous year, really was something else. Attendance, as I recall, was over 700, with speakers including Norman Mailer as well as Lee Harvey Oswald's widow, Marina Oswald Porter..."
"...Written and directed by Landesman, and produced by Tom Hanks, the Austin-lensed Parkland turns the camera away from President Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald. Instead, it focuses on the people surrounding them on the day of the assassination..."
"...Ironically, while waiting for the album to escape, Watson found himself behind bars, playing the part of a prisoner in a Johnny Cash video for "Folsom Prison Blues" from the EMI compilation album Rebels and Outlaws. The clip intersperses vintage footage of Cash performing with the new prison scenes, which were shot in Lee Harvey Oswald's old cell..."
"...The Sniper's Nest takes place during the summer prior to John Kennedy's assassination, when, according to Judyth Vary Baker, she and Lee Harvey Oswald carried on a torrid affair. Elizabeth V..."
"...I might say Lee Harvey Oswald and his assassination-era followers have much to answer for, except that Oswald was much more a symptom than a cause. I'd like to end on a much more uplifting note, but on this grim anniversary, I'm afraid that's all I've got...."
"...At an Assassination Symposium on Kennedy in Dallas a decade ago, I watched a group of ardent researchers surround Marina Oswald, Lee Harvey Oswald's widow, barraging her with questions. One showed her the famous photo of Lee Harvey Oswald holding his new rifle..."
"...In Cartwright's world, Dallas was full of small-time hoods, striptease artists, and doped-up football players. Particularly memorable from this collection are Cartwright's ruminations on the Dallas clipjoint proprietor and killer of Lee Harvey Oswald, Jack Ruby: "I can tell you about Jack Ruby, and about Dallas, and if necessary remind you that human life is sweetly fragile and the holy litany of ambition and success takes as many people to hell as it does to heaven." This sort of tough guy sentimentality is an example of sports prose at its most elevated..."
"...We knew Kennedy died at Parkland Hospital. The shooter's name was Oswald..."
"...Rocket. Shoot Me a Waco Lee Harvey Oswald was a Pepper, habitually ingesting the caffeinated beverage..."
"...Roland Swenson: The Chron staff used to hang out at the Texas Chili Parlor, and I learned that a waitress we all knew was Lee Harvey Oswald’s daughter. It made me think about the fact that there were still a lot of people in Texas who were involved in the events of Nov..."
"...If it hadn't been for the multi-part documentary titled The Men Who Killed Kennedy, which Roger Mudd hosted on the History Channel, I would have gone through life not questioning the idea that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone shooter who assassinated the president...."
"...Peace Unearthed Lee Harvey Oswald's Coffin..."
"...You cannot murder a president, John Wilkes Booth smartly tells a depressed Lee Harvey Oswald. Presidents, as it were, can only be assassinated..."
"...The Zapruder film suggests there was at least one assassin other than Lee Harvey Oswald who murdered John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963..."
"...Lee Harvey Oswald attended my high school, Arlington Heights in Fort Worth, several years ahead of me, and Lee's mom, Marguerite Oswald, lived across the street from my junior high in 1963. I met her a few years later, when I accompanied my friend Don Crowell collecting on his newspaper route...."
"...His movie, shot in Austin and released earlier this year, centers not on Kennedy himself, or even the major players on the day, but on the people caught in the whirlwind: The Dallas FBI agents, Lee Harvey Oswald's brother, and the doctors at Parkland Hospital who tried to save Kennedy...."